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Andrea Mislan ~ Beauty Counter
Performer/Teaching Artist/Movement Mentor Andrea's professional performing career spans over 25 years. A graduate from Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division, she has continued to evolve in contemporary and musical theater styles, in such productions as Celine Dion's "A New Day," Cirque du Soleil's "Viva Elvis," and "Chicago the Musical" International tour. A current resident of Minneapolis MN, she has most recently performed at the Guthrie Theater ("West Side Story," "Guys and Dolls," "Cyrano de Bergerac"), Chanhassen Dinner Theaters ("Holiday Inn," "Music Man"), The Ordway ("Smokey Joe's Cafe"), and in several Collide Theatrical's original jazz dance musicals. Andrea has choreographed for several regional theaters and studios across North America and has taught master classes internationally in ballet, contemporary, musical theatre, and Fosse technique (Broadway Across America). A certified Clinical Somatic Movement Instructor and movement mentor, her focus is to guide a more efficient way of moving and deeper understanding of movement and technique in every style, for every mover. Beauty Counter is a compassionate, high quality skin care company that focuses on getting safer products into the hands of everyone, sourcing and using sustainable ingredients and packaging, and empowering consumers with knowledge. They advocate for laws and regulations to test and list harmful ingredients and have successfully banned over 1800 harmful chemicals from their products (chemicals that are readily used in most products on the shelves in America today). There are currently only 30 harmful chemicals banned from body products on our shelves in the US. Andrea is passionate about sharing options for clean living to help maintain our beautiful planet and our health! firstname.lastname@example.org
Singer-Songwriter/ Performer/Teaching Artist Annie is an accomplished singer-songwriter, performer and artist in the Twin Cities. Before a 10 year stint in NYC, she appeared on the stages at the Ordway, Chanhassen DT, among others. Pre and post pandemic, you can catch her performing her original music solo or with her band at the Aster Cafe, IceHouse and other local venues. Her songs have been featured on the Current, Radio Heartland, and Jazz 88. Annie is passionate about kindness, truth, growth & gratitude, and aims to find intentional ways to explore these things with others. She offers original music, creative coaching, and some intentional products she has designed to bring mindfulness and growth into everyday life (with a side of virtual hug).
Eve Gray ~ Safe Haven Candle Co.
Musical Theatre/Actress/ Commercials Eve loves to perform and has been seen onstage in HAIRSPRAY and as Deloris in SISTER ACT. She has also starred in the film, “Him, Her, Them.” She also loves stage plays! I make homemade hand poured affirmation candles and wax melts to inspire individuals who deal with Anxiety & Depression. I have both a Male and female line.
Actor/Musician Leslie is an actor, singer, and musician in the Twin Cities. Theatrically, she's had the joy of performing with Artistry (Victor/Victoria), History Theatre (Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story); Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story), Old Log Theatre (Beehive), Park Square Theatre (The Diary of Anne Frank; Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant), Sidekick Theatre (The Marvelous Wonderettes), Umbrella Collective (June) and the Bryant-Lake Bowl (A Very Die Hard Christmas). Musically, Leslie draws inspiration from Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Della Reese, Julie London, Melody Gardot, and breathes life into the Great American Songbook. She's played the Crooners Dunsmore Room, Dakota Jazz Club, the Turf Club, the Troubadour Wine Bar, and is a regular at St. Joan of Arc's yearly cabaret. Her album has been featured on Jazz 88.5 and 90.7. This 10 piece album is a love letter to jazz. Featuring George Maurer on keys, Rich Manik on horns, Matt McIntyre on bass, Mike Lauer on guitar, Pete Hennig on the drums, and Jeff Nordquist on the trumpet!
Nickie Kromminga Hill
Performer/Choreographer/Educator Nickie Kromminga Hill is a musical theatre performer and educator with numerous credits under her belt. Locally she has performed in 18 shows at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, and also appeared at the Ordway, Troupe America, and Paul Bunyan Playhouse. Additionally, Nickie is on the Musical-Theatre faculty at Shell Lake Arts Center in Wisconsin, has choreographed at over 20 schools in the metro area and holds a K-12 Theatre and Dance License. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of The Spread Sunshine Gang, a non-profit with the mission to spread goodness, kindness, and generosity to all! Nickie recently published her first book, “Things I’m Thinking About: a daughter’s thoughts on the loss of her mom.” available now on Amazon.
Paul Hill ~ Paul Hill Percussion
Percussonist/Teacher/ Custom Drum, Mallet and Cymbal Jewelry Maker Paul Hill is an active freelance percussionist in the Twin Cities. He regularly performs with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Minnesota Percussion Trio, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Children's Theatre Company, as well as many touring Broadway musicals and artists such as Weird Al, The Who and Dessa. Paul has been an adjunct percussion instructor at UW-Superior, Bethel University, Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Olaf College. Paul also keeps a private teaching studio open to students of all ages and abilities studying all of the major percussion instruments. I love what I do and it makes me so happy to be able to share my passion with others. Since starting as a professional Music teacher in 1995, I’ve been privileged to see so many students discover their natural skills and abilities and reach results they never dreamed were possible. If that sounds like something you’d like to explore, get in touch. My background freelancing in all styles of music from orchestral to musicals has given me insight into building unique, beautiful and versatile custom drums and mallets. My newest venture is turning broken cymbals into jewelry, such as necklaces, keychains and earrings.
Seri Johnson ~ Purium Brand Partner
Actress & Costume/Wardrobe Seri is a healthy eating dork. She is a big believer in the idea that Food is medicine. She feels a healthy body means having lots of energy to be a creative force in all areas of life. She recently became a brand partner for Purium, a company connecting people with life giving organic non GMO foods/supplements. They are going plastic free by end of 2021 & they have a CBD division. Seri loves this company’s heart based mission and she adores the products. You may love them too. It’s a lot to navigate, so, connect with Seri to find out more. She loves connecting people with new awesome stuff. Gift card for newbies too. Seriousmi@yahoo.com
Reverend Matt Kessen ~ Reverend Matt's Monster Science
Performer/Writer/Producer Matthew Kessen's solo comedy-lecture show, “Reverend Matt’s Monster Science,” has appeared at museums, libraries, conventions, and theaters throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin; more information about it may be found at revmattsmonsterscience.com. The Threadless store for fine Reverend Matt's Monster Science swag.